Panicky situation ‘triggered’ by unscrupulous persons: BPCC (AN) on Mariani-Mokokchung issue

Members of Border Peace Coordination Committee (Assam-Nagaland) during its meeting held at Darikial Gaon, Nakachari under Jorhat district on January 11. (Photo Courtesy: BPCC-AN)
Members of Border Peace Coordination Committee (Assam-Nagaland) during its meeting held at Darikial Gaon, Nakachari under Jorhat district on January 11. (Photo Courtesy: BPCC-AN)

Border Peace Coordination Committee (Assam-Nagaland) appeals for vigilance, nominates new president  

Nakachari (Jorhat), January 11 (MExN): The incidences occurring in the Assam-Nagaland border areas, particularly the blocking of Mariani-Mokokchung NH702D for nearly 22 days in November-December 2020 was work of “unscrupulous persons,” a border coordination committee stated today. 

“The panicky situation was actually triggered not by the border living people but by some unscrupulous persons with ulterior motif,” maintained a press release issued by the Border Peace Coordination Committee Assam-Nagaland) after its meeting on January 11. 

The conjoined meeting, held at the residence of its former president late BP Bora at Darikial Gaon, Nakachari in Jorhat district, among other, reviewed the “sufferings of the people living in the border areas.”

Members deliberated on this issue and unanimously observed that it was triggered by unscrupulous elements, it said.  

In this connection, the BPCC (AN) appealed the all sections of public specifically people living in the border periphery to keep a “strong vigil to thwart any such evil designs.”

Meanwhile, the January 11 meeting unanimously nominated and elevated Jiten Buragohain as full time President of BPCC (AN).

Buragohain was given the responsibility to lead the committee as Working President following the demise of its President BP Bora on April 17, 2019.

As recommendation of Saringyim village council authority,  Rongsenjungba Imchen was also inducted unanimously as Executive Member from Nagaland side, the release said. 

O Sangpang Longchar, existing Executive Member's name has been unanimously proposed by the house to lead the team in the capacity of Vice President, BPCC(AN), it informed. The house resolved to officially communicate to the Saringyim Village Council for the same, it added. 

Earlier, the meeting started with invocation by Huni Gogoi, Evangelist of Assam Valley Baptist Mission while a key note was delivered by Imsu Jamir, Vice President,  BPCC(AN). Vote of thanks was pronounced by its newly elected President Jiten Buragohain who urged all members to to selflessly dedicate oneself to the very cause of BPCC(AN) with the motto "Love Thy Neighbour".

BPCC (AN) executive members from Nagaland and Assam side including all the female representatives attended the meeting, which ended with a ‘working luncheon.’